How do you know which is the black-headed gull in the summer months?
The black-headed gull is by far the commonest of these winter visitors.
Then there are the two small species, the common and the black-headed gull.
Owing to the great diversity of its haunts the black-headed gull is almost omnivorous in its diet.
The black-headed gull derives its name from the black patch on its head, which, however only appears during the breeding season.
Hoveton little Broad is a breeding-place of the black-headed gull, which nest here in great numbers.
The black-headed gull entirely loses the black colour on the head during winter.
This is especially the case with the black-headed gull, and the various species of Terns.
Another bird which is an enemy to both salmon and trout in their fry stage is the black-headed gull.
We have already described the colonies of the black-headed gull in previous works, so that but few details are needed here.